Local Girl Missing by Claire Douglas

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Read Local Girl Missing Online Free - The old Victorian pier was once a thing of beauty. It's also where twenty-one-year-old Sophie Collier vanished eighteen years ago.

Francesca has spent the last twenty years haunted by the disappearance of her best friend. But when she receives a phone call from Sophie's brother saying that a body has been found, she knows she can't keep hiding from what happened. With her own secrets to keep, Francesca doesn't relish the idea of digging up the past or returning to Oldcliffe. But it is time to go back to where she grew up, and it looks like she isn't the only one there hiding truths.

Title : Local Girl Missing
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ISBN : 1405926392
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 368 pages


Miriam rated it ★★★★☆

April 16, 2017

I bought "Local Girl Missing" in Tesco for £2 when you purchased a daily newspaper and I have to say it was an excellent deal! I'd heard a lot about this book from online book clubs and was really looking forward to reading it. It's atmospheric, dark and at times spooky and perfect for a lazy Sun...

Julie rated it ★★★★☆

October 19, 2017

Local Girl Missing by Claire Douglas is a 2017 Harper publication. Eerie and tense- Sophie and Frankie were best friends during their teenage years, until romantic entanglements came between them, but they eventually reconciled, and were trying to resume their friendship, but, one night, Sophie di...

Jasmine rated it ★★★★★

June 05, 2017

About: Local Girl Missing is a psychological thriller written by Claire Douglas. It will be published on 7/4/17 by Harper Paperbacks, an imprint of Harper Collins, 352 pages. The genres are fiction, psychological thriller, suspense, and mystery. My Experience: I started reading Local Girl Missing...

Susan rated it ★★★☆☆

July 26, 2016

Francesca Howe is a wealthy businesswoman when we first meet her. She lives in a nice house, in London, and helps run her parents hotel business. She is also in a rather dead end relationship and so, when the past intrudes on the present, she is convinced to return to Oldcliffe-on-Sea, the small...

Louise rated it ★★★★☆

July 25, 2016

Twenty one year old Sophie Collier had vanished. The only thing she left behind was a trainer on an old pier. Her friend Francesca was broken hearted. A body has now been found and Francesca has come back to the seaside town she's tried to forget. Francesca wishes she had not returned as everywhere...

Nicki rated it ★★★★★

August 29, 2016

The Sisters was one of my favourite books of last year and I admit I couldn't wait to see what Claire Douglas would follow it with and if it would be just as good.I needn't have worried Local Girl Missing is absolutely brilliant,very gripping,worth far more than five stars and I am very disappoin...

Nigel rated it ★★★☆☆

July 18, 2016

Borderline 3 star really. Good premise for a story but simply unconvincing to me. In full - I like the idea of this story. A local girl goes missing, apparently falling off the local (& closed) old pier and friends and family from the time go their own ways. Then 18 years later the girl's bro...

Rachel rated it ★★★☆☆

April 23, 2017

Local Girl Missing is the second novel from author Claire Douglas whose first, The Sisters, received the Marie Claire Debut Novel Award in 2013. Despite the unprepossessing title which does nothing to whet the appetite, I was interested by the premise of a woman returning to her home town to conf...

Zoe rated it ★★★★☆

July 03, 2017

Full review to follow shortly closer to publication!

Joanne rated it ★★★★★

July 14, 2016

I read The Sisters by Claire Douglas last year and while I enjoyed it I hadn't found much to rave about in it....unlike Local Girl Missing which I have just this moment finished and thought it was stunning! Told in two timeframes, we first meet Francesca when she has a phone call to say that her b...

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